|H.L. Mencken Club - H.L. Mencken Club|
Audio recordings from previous conferences of the H.L. Mencken Club.
Keywords: H.L. Mencken Club
|The Politician by H.L. Mencken - Roy Trumbull|
I had only several members of my family with literary backgrounds and one was Lois Rather, a cousin from my parent's generation. She was a retired teacher and an accomplished writer. She and her husband Cliff ran the Rather Press which did limited print runs using a letter press. During one vist she suggested that I might like H.L Mencken. I always took such suggestions from Lois seriously. I picked up a few collections of his essays at a used book store and found she was right...
Keywords: politician; H.L. Mencken; journalism; American politics
|Noam Chomsky - 2002-11-14 - International Policy Continuity In The Wake Of 9 11 Lecture|
On November 14th, 2002, gave this talk. Probably he also took Q&A from the audience, but I have not been able to track down a copy. If you know of one, please comment.
Keywords: Chomsky; Israel; Turkey; Kurds; Partisans; terrorism; WW II; counter-terrorism; Canada; George W Bush; WMD; Iraq; September 11th; H.L. Mencken; Enron; Military spending
|War, Peace, and the State - Murray N. Rothbard|
Murray N. Rothbard's classic essay on the subject of war from a Libertarian perspective. There is not a very good copy of it anywhere on the internet (except at Mises.org), so I pulled the text into a word processor, and reworked the fonts and footnotes. This pdf version is optimized for viewing on an iPad or other mobile reading device.
Keywords: Murray Rothbard; Austrian Economics; Libertarian; Liberty; War; Peace; State; Statist; Ludwig von Mises; Hayek; Carl Menger; William F. Buckley; Essay; Anti-War; Albert J. Nock; H.L. Mencken; Conservative; Whig; Old Right Republican; Taft Republican
|Artchatpodcast 090 1 - Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns, David King, Emory Holmes II, Jim "Jimmy the Peach" Aaron,|
Recorded: 8 July, 2013 Participants: Steve Harlow, Emory Holmes II, Ruth Parson, Jim "Jimmy The Peach" Aaron, Mary Burns, David King. Emory says he was shocked that Mary's just published trilogy of novels, "Shinny's Girls" contained illuminations for him on his complete, but, not yet published novel, "Yip's Last Case." He had taken to heart Mary's comments on the violence in the first draft of his novel...
Keywords: art, artchat, Yip's Last Case, Kahlua, Mary Burns, Kindle, Shinny's Girls, artistic crisis, artist, designer, fiction, novella, novel, Barack Obama, Flashing Yellow, Washington DC, Fourth of July, Secretary of Interior, Jewell, Antarctica, Haiku Today, résumé, H. L. Mencken, Henry Miller, Beethoven, The Montmartre, Thundering Word, synopsis, reproductions, digital drawings, photography, painting; artchat
|Biography in Sound - WA4CZD|
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject...
Keywords: Biography in Sound; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Old Time Radio; Winston Churchill; OTR; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; Sinclair Lewis; Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951; George M Cohan; Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942; H V Kaltenborn; Kaltenborn, H. V. (Hans), 1878-1965; Connie Mack; Mack, Connie, 1862-1956; Fred Allen; Allen, Fred, 1894-1956; Robert Benchley; Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945; Fiorello La Guardia; La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947; H L Mencken; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956; George Washington; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Herbert Hoover; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Grantland Rice; Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954; Jerome Kern; Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945; Albert Schweitzer; Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965; Thomas Wolfe; Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938; Babe Ruth; Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948; George Gershwin; Gershwin, George, 1898-1937; John L Lewis; Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969; Jazz; Leo Durocher; Durocher, Leo, 1906-1991; WC Fields; Fields, W. C. (William Claude), 1880-1946; George Bernard Shaw; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950; Baseball; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Ethel Barrymore; Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959; Grandma Moses; Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961; Knute Rockne; Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Mary Martin; Martin, Mary, 1913-1990; Woodrow Wilson; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Arturo Toscanini; Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957; Ernie Pyle; Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945; Eddie Rickenbacker; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Gertrude Lawrence; Lawrence, Gertrude, 1898-1952; Sigmund Romberg; Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951; John Golden; Golden, John, 1874-1955; Ray Bradbury; Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012; Arch Oboler; Oboler, Arch, 1907-1987; Franklin Roosevelt; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; F Scott Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940; Ernest Hemingway; Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961; Carl Sandburg; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Alben W Barkley; Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; Danny Kaye; Kaye, Danny, 1917-2011; Clarence Darrow; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919; Stan Kenton; Kenton, Stanley Newcomb, 1911-1979; Franklin P Adams; Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960
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